Bethel’s fourth president (1982-1988), the Rev. James “Jim” A. Bennett, Ph.D., of Elkhart, Ind., passed away yesterday afternoon, Oct. 8, after years of declining health. He was 78 years old. Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 12 in the Weaver Rotunda of the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium on Bethel’s campus.